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Question 1: Physostigmine is used to treat myasthenia gravis, ________, Alzheimer's disease and delayed gastric emptying.

Question 2:
What is the molecular weight of Physostigmine?
Approximately 27.2 kDa
344.248 g/mol
275.346 g/mol

Question 3: It is also an antidote for ________ poisoning, the same as for atropine.
Atropa belladonnaHyoscyamus nigerMandrake (plant)Scopolamine

Question 4: Physostigmine acts by interfering with the metabolism of ________.
DextromethorphanKynurenic acidAcetylcholineKetamine

Question 5:
Physostigmine, Nicotine and Alkaloid are all:
Alkaloids Pyrroloindoles Carbamates Antidotes

Question 6: Recently, it has begun to be used in the treatment of ________.
Aortic dissectionHypertensionOrthostatic hypotensionPulmonary hypertension

Question 7: Physostigmine is the antidote of choice for ________ poisoning.
AtropineSolanaceaeDatura stramoniumScopolamine

Question 8:
Physostigmine, Loratadine and Zopiclone are all:
Pyrroloindoles Alkaloids Carbamates Antidotes

Question 9:
Physostigmine, Poppers and Atropine are all:
Carbamates Antidotes Pyrroloindoles Alkaloids

Question 10: Other side effects may include nausea, vomiting, ________, anorexia, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, sweating and dyspepsia.
Abdominal painTraveler's diarrheaGastroenteritisDiarrhea

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